iwi do not consent to Tararua Aerial 1080 drop after Hui with DOC

iwi do not consent to Tararua Aerial 1080 drop after Hui with DOC

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Local iwi has reportedly declared they do not consent to a planned Tararua Aerial 1080 poison drop after a hui took place with Department of Conservation.

The hui concluded with a 100 percent non-consent of the upcoming Project Kaka drop over the Tararua Ranges that was scheduled for late winter.

The information was leaked to thisquality early Monday morning.

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Previously leaked documents revealed that Regional Public Health saw an influx of 1080 cease and desist orders that many locals from the community submitted after meetings happened around the area.

The meetings were organised by locals at Levin RSA and Manakau Hall to encourage the signing of cease and desist orders and to stop the 1080 drop; however, the signing was optional and not compulsory.

Source: CC/ NZHerald

An NZHerald article by Paul Williams has given the Tararua Aerial 1080 drop recognition; that hunters are worried about the dire consequences the drop.

ATTICA Otaki Candidate Michael Kay was included in the article to have his say about how the drop could have a bad effect on biodiversity and the environment.

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Documents sent to thisquality from OSPRI on 17 June 2020, stated the drop would happen during the first suitable weather window in late winter of 2020, which could no-longer be happening.

This is a developing story, and as information comes through, thisquality will further report on it.

More to come soon. 

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Mr Battle

BRILLIANT WORK RANA and all those involved with this!
If department of cons&evasion really think there is enough evidence of damage to the whenua cause by “pest” sentient beings, then they should have used the last sixty years to better effect than more and more aerial poison blanket bombing.



Neville Du Fall

Respect to those Iwi, let’s hope DOC take some notice.